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Health and Wellness

Stony Brook Named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2020

Stony Brook University Hospital has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for 2020 by Healthgrades – the only hospital on Long Island to receive this achievement for the past two consecutive years and among only five hospitals in New York State this year. The...
Posted On 13 Feb 2020

Fifth US case of coronavirus confirmed as death toll rises to 80 in China

jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Trump administration is being urged to declare a formal public health emergency as a fifth case of the deadly coronavirus in the United States was confirmed and the death toll from the disease rose to 80 in China, where officials cautioned...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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Plant-based diets 101: What to know about the buzzy diet trend

LanaSweet/iStock(NEW YORK) — Plant-based diets are already one of the major wellness trends of 2020. Burger chains from McDonald’s to Burger King are now offering plant-based burgers, restaurants have developed plant-based menus and meat was taken off the menu at this...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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How one mom’s Instagram video saved another’s child from choking

OLJensa/iStock(NEW YORK) — Say what you want about social media, but it from time to time, it saves lives. Such was the case when Shelby Dunham realized her daughter was choking. “I look over and her face was turning blue and she was trying to gasp for air but she...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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New coronavirus ‘not spreading’ in the US, CDC says

mrtom-uk/iStock(ATLANTA) — The new coronavirus that’s sicked thousands of people in China and put the world on edge is not spreading in the U.S., health officials said in news conference Monday. “We understand that many people in the Unites States are worried...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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5th US case of coronavirus confirmed as death toll rises to 56 in China

jarun011/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Trump administration is being urged to declare a formal public health emergency as a fifth case of the deadly coronavirus in the United States was confirmed and the death toll from the disease rose to 56 in China, where officials cautioned...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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What we know about the new coronavirus fueling worldwide anxiety

iStock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. has now confirmed four cases of the coronavirus in U.S. patients this week. Two patients are located in California, one in Washington state and one in Chicago. All of the patients had traveled to Wuhan, China, the city at the epicenter of the...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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